Zurich Airport (ZRH) is located in Canton Kloten in central Switzerland, and is a gateway to many Swiss ski resorts. It also serves as a viable airport for ski transfers to many Austrian and Italian destinations. Transfer options from Zurich airport are plentiful with a good range of airport transfer operators and a well integrated public transport system. The SBB train station is located right in the centre of Zurich airport, which is situated 8 km from Zurich city centre. There are trains to many parts of Switzerland with frequent S-Bahn services, plus direct Inter-region and intercity services to Winterthur, Bern, Basel and Luzern. By changing trains in Zurich city centre most other places in Switzerland and adjacent countries can be reached in a few hours.
Klosters, the exclusive ski resort in Switzerland, is usually reached from Zurich airport, and is around 150km away. The journey by airport transfer will take around 1.5hrs; by public transport – train and bus – this can be as much as 2.5hrs.
Wengen is an excellent resort in the Austrian Alps that is popular with beginners. It can be reached by road in approximately 2hrs, especially by direct airport transfer. If you go by train, then change for the final part of the journey by bus, it can take in excess of 3hrs.
Davos is a popular Swiss resort that can be reached by airport transfer from Zurich in 2hrs. With changes from train to bus on public transport this can be as much as 3hrs.
St Anton is another very popular resort that is favoured by advanced skiers and those who enjoy the après-ski lifestyle; it is reached by airport transfer from Zurich in around two hours, compared with almost four by rail and bus on public transport.
These are just a few of the resorts that are served by Zurich Airport, but they give a good idea of the savings in time when using airport transfers.
Zurich Airport has an integrated railway station situated beneath the terminal. From here you can take journeys to most of the major towns and cities throughout Switzerland. The Eurocity service also runs direct to Munich in Germany. If you are unable to book a private Zurich airport transfer it is possible to get to most ski resorts by taxi and there are a few car rental places are available to enable alternative transportation.
For groups of 3 or more it is often best to arrange a ski transfer Zurich in advance with one of the Zurich airport transfer operators. Booking private Zurich ski transfers will allow you to start you holiday without the stress of getting to the bus stations and paying expensive taxi fares. It is also the quickest method of getting to and from your chosen resort in Switzerland.